You’ll ﬁnd the next closest opal mines only in Australia and Mexico
Visit one of the oldest and most unique mines on our continent, with 30 km
of underground tunnels on 17 horizons, 5 of which are ﬂooded. You can take
a guided sightseeing tour of the opal mine covering a length of 1280 m and for
the adventurous there is a possibility of an amazing scuba-diving adventure.
Prešov › distance 25 km › Opal Mines ‹ distance 35 km ‹ Košice
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Spectacular UNESCO monuments and a legendary spa
Bardejov – this ancient UNESCO city takes pride in its impressive architecture.
Nearby you can ﬁnd a UNESCO wooden church in the village of Hervartov (9 km)
or relax and recharge at one of the purest areas in Slovakia, the legendary spa
Bardejovské Kúpele (5 km).
Prešov › distance 40 km › Bardejov ‹ distance 75 km ‹ Košice
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Andy Warhol comes from Medzilaborce to the Šariš Gallery
Experience an unforgettable exhibition of the King of Pop-Art, Andy Warhol, and come
visit one of the most well-known technical museums dedicated to salt mining –
NKP Solivar. You can also visit the city’s historical centre, where you can see the Roman
Catholic, Orthodox and Greek-Catholic churches as well as the Jewish Synagogue.
Prešov ‹ distance 35 km ‹ Košice
A magical castle and the ﬁrst Slovak whiskey
Come and taste a Slovak whiskey and the excellent chocolates in the Nestville park in Hniezdne
(5 km from Stará Ľubovňa). Visit the town of Stará Ľubovňa and beautiful museum of
the Ľubovňa Castle, where you’ll ﬁnd historical crown jewels. Get a taste of the local
folklore by visiting the outdoor museum of folk architecture located under the castle.
Prešov › distance 60 km › Stará Ľubovňa ‹ distance 100 km ‹ Košice
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The smallest alpine mountains
When hiking in the High Tatras (with the highest peak - Gerlachovský štít at 2 655
metres) you can see the major symbols of the Tatra region, such as the Tatran
chamois or the unique alpine carriers. While boating on the Štrbské pleso tarn you
can also enjoy the spectacular scenery of the High Tatras.
Prešov › distance 90 km › Vysoké Tatry ‹ distance 125 km ‹ Košice
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The tallest gothic altar in the world and the unforgettable Spiš Castle
Levoča is the royal city with the tallest wooden gothic altar in the world. Levoča,
Spišská Kapitula (the “Slovak Vatican”) and the Spiš Castle form one of the largest
and most impressive cultural landmarks in Europe and are included in the
UNESCO World Heritage list. Enjoy the historical atmosphere of these places.
Prešov › distance 55 km › Levoča ‹ distance 90 km ‹ Košice
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A town with 750 years of history
Medieval charm, royal privileges and a strategic location. Visit a town that is celebrating its
750th anniversary since receiving township rights. This magical town o ers many historical
sites, including a wooden articular church (UNESCO) built without the use of a single
metal nail or a magniﬁcent urban castle with its unique exposition of vehicles.
Prešov › distance 80 km › Kežmarok ‹ distance 115 km ‹ Košice
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